Bomb explodes near Indonesia's Paris embassy

By REUTERS
March 21, 2012 08:41

 
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JAKARTA - A bomb exploded outside the Indonesian embassy in Paris on Wednesday, breaking windows but causing no casualties among Indonesians, Indonesian Chief Political and Security Minister Djoko Suyanto said.

"Indonesia's embassy in Paris has reported an explosion in one intersection near the embassy at 5.20 [a.m.] local (Paris) time .... It is not certain what the target of the bomb was," Suyanto said.

"The Indonesian ambassador is in the location but couldn't go near. Windows at the embassy are broken. There are no Indonesian casualties among citizens or staff working at the embassy," he told reporters.

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